Sneak Peak – Maja Maljević in the Workshop

This past July has seen artist Maja Maljevic hard at work at the David Krut Workshop. The teams flurry of printing activity is in preparation of her upcoming solo project in New York in October. Maljevic has been working with Master Printer Jillian Ross and the workshop team to produce a new series of mixed […]

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Print/s of the Month March | Maja Maljević | Document for the People, 2018

The print collage series titled Document for the People were part of Maljević’s popular exhibition Polytekton 2018.  Maljević collaborated with Master Printer Jillian Ross and her team, at the David Krut Workshop, on a series of prints titled Documents for the People. This exciting new body of work, as Maljević’s title of her show suggests, demonstrates a multitude of […]

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Print of the Month – (October 2018) Stephen Hobbs ‘Very Dangerous Grid’

Very Dangerous Grid finds its inspiration in the rotation of banal advertising adorning Joburg’s motorways, where the grid like infrastructure of the billboard, oscillates between being naked and bare and covered over.   For Hobbs the bare skeleton is of more interest, a framing device for the clouds and sky, a site of projection, an […]

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Kids Workshop – Make your own Maja Maljević

On Saturday the 22nd of September 2018, we hosted a ‘Make your own Maja’ children’s print workshop with Maja Maljević and the printers from our David Krut Workshop (DKW) at our Parkwood gallery. The open gallery turned into a studio for the day and provided a lively, engaging and welcoming space for the children to […]

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Maja Maljević – Polytekton (poly=many tekton=artisan, maker or craftsman)

Maljević has been making prints with the David Krut Workshop (DKW) since 2007. Over the years she has made etchings, monotypes, woodcuts and linocuts. In anticipation for her solo show Polytekton, 2018 at the David Krut Projects Gallery, Johannesburg, Maljević collaborated with Master Printer Jillian Ross and her team, at the David Krut Workshop, on a series […]

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Print/s of the Month (March) – Stephen Hobbs

In the work Pop up Forest Hobbs drew inspiration from: a) The strategic use of makeshift “pop-up forests” in the First and Second World War. b) The pop-up book, Untitled, which was made for his solo show at DKP, Be Careful in the Working Radius (2013). Hobbs uses leaf shapes from the Newlands forest in Cape Town as […]

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William Kentridge | New Woodcut

David Krut Projects is please to announce the completion of the fourth large scale Woodcut That which I do not remember in the ‘Triumphs and Laments Woodcuts’ series. In early 2016 William Kentridge was at work on a monumental frieze to be installed along the banks of Rome’s Tiber River in April of the same […]

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Siyafunda isiZulu by Siya Masuku

David Krut Bookstore is pleased to feature the works of author and illustrator, Siya Masuku for the month of December until 27 January 2018. The feature showcases of linocut prints that originated from the digital illustrations in Masuku’s children’s book, Siyafunda isiZulu Siyafunda isiZulu is a visually inclined effort at broadening the representation of South […]

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Classic FM Arts Feature: Process of Printing: Intaglio and Monotype Printing

Master Printer Jillian Ross, at the David Krut Workshop, was interviewed on Classic FM Radio 102,7FM for their Classic Arts Feature. Ross answers questions about the different processes used at the Studio.   Listen to the podcast here. […]

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Upcoming Exhibition at David Krut Projects, Parkwood: ‘Carved’ Relief Print Group Exhibition

CARVED RELIEF PRINT GROUP EXHIBITION 5 February to 6 March 2015 | Opening at 18:00 on Thursday 5 February David Krut Projects 142 Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkwood David Krut Projects Johannesburg (DKP) is pleased to announce Carved, a group exhibition of woodcut and linocut relief prints made in the David Krut Print Workshop (DKW) at […]

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Senzo Shabangu and Sipho Dwala at David Krut Print Workshop (DKW), Parkwood

Senzo Shabangu and Sipho Dwala will be working at the David Krut Workshop, Parkwood this week. Shabangu will be mentoring South African artist, Sipho Dwala (1985) in linocut and monotype printmaking-processes. Dwala, who currently resides in Alexandra, studied Fine Arts at the University of Johannesburg (2009) and Digital Art at Wits University (2012). Under the […]

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Senzo Shabangu signing new linocut

Senzo Shabangu recently completed the edition of his new linocut work Siyaya ePitoli. Yesterday the artist was at David Krut Print Workshop, Arts on Main, to sign the work. The editioned work exists in two variations – one edition where the linocut has been hand-painted by the artist to give each of the individual works a […]

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Assembling William Kentridge’s Linocut Trees

  The work above is one of William Kentridge’s new linocut trees, titled Lekkerbreek. The image is constructed from individual dictionary pages that have a small section of the image printed on them by the David Krut Print Workshop printers and then pain-stakingly assembled like a puzzle with overlapping pages and small, torn additions into […]

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Senzo Shabangu at DKW Arts on Main

Senzo Shabangu was recently at David Krut Print Workshop, Arts on Main, to proof a large new linocut and to hand-paint the last works from the Endless Journey edition. Below are images from the workshop. These new works are preparation for Shabangu’s upcoming exhibition at David Krut Projects, due to open in August 2013, following […]

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